Month: August 2020

For years, we’ve been hearing about an EV technology that promises to be a game-changers: Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) bidirectional charging. My recent work with one V2G charger developer, Fermata Energy, has convinced me that V2G has found its proverbial killer app: load peak shaving for commercial/industrial energy customers. This article is going to concentrate on the
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It’s been a while since we last heard from Dutch sports car marque Spyker, but we’re glad to report the latest update from the company is a positive one. Spyker last week announced a considerable new investment from Russian businessmen Boris Rotenberg and Michail Pessis. Rotenberg is the co-founder of Russia’s SMP Bank, and also
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By bringing together some of the world’s brightest researchers and engineers, Candela has redefined what a boat is. The world’s only boat with speed & electric range and an unbeatable comfort in rough seas. Simply the future of boating. Originally published on Candela’s | Electric Performance Craft  [embedded content] TEAM SUBTECH, “We start off in the Candela
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Standing in a stubble field in Northamptonshire surrounded by a 14.4 megaWatt power station, enough for around 13,000 homes. Wind barely blowing and no noise, smoke or waste products. A wonderful discussion with Charles Haworth who is the Operations Leader for Onshore Wind for General Electric. For more detailed info https://www.gerenewableenergy.com/wind-energy/turbines.html Drone footage by Lewis
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Lonestar Specialty Vehicles has partnered with Los Angeles-based In-Charge Energy to offer customers turnkey energy and charging solutions for fleet conversion to EVs. Texas-based Lonestar is a supplier of fully electric remanufactured commercial vehicles. The company has deployed more than 3,000 Class 8 trucks and tractors. Its mission is to provide an alternative to internal
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By Dacia J. Ferris Posted on August 28, 2020 After another year of successfully staying in the shadows, Elon Musk’s Neuralink has revealed what’s been going on behind the scenes in terms of technological progress. In a live streamed event on Friday afternoon, the brain-machine interface company gave a demonstration, took questions, and left audiences
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Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Jilin University have investigated a promising anode material for future high-performance batteries: lithium lanthanum titanate with a perovskite crystal structure (LLTO). As the team reported in Nature Communications, LLTO can improve battery energy density, power density, charging rate, safety and cycle life without requiring a particle
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This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including The Big Tesla Hack, Model 3 frunk change, Model Y taillights, and more. The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network, discussing all our
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One of a coming wave of low-volume luxury plug-in hybrid SUVs, the 2020 BMW X3 xDrive 30e offers 18 miles of electric range—and the ability to use it in the real world. The 2020 BMW X3 xDrive 30e is the first conventional plug-in hybrid model from BMW that’s actually worth plugging in. It’s one of
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